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Comedy Central
Nov 13, 2012 11:30pm PST
role models for our adults. (laughter) and my guest, former speaker newt gingrich has a new novel about george washington. i cannot tell a lie-- i have not read it. (laughter) duke university has developed a working invisibility cloak. now the blue devils quiddich team will be unstoppable! (laughter) this is the "the colbert report"! (cheers and applause) captioning sponsored by comedy central ( theme song playing ) ( cheers and applause ) (audience chanting "stephen") thank you, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the "report." chausz (cheers and applause) thank you, thank you so much for joining us. please, nation, we have a big show tonight. my guest is none other than former presidential candidate and current moon governor newt gingrich. (laughter) two titans of south carolina politics going head to head. but who can forget when gingrich swept the south carolina republican primary and i ran for president of the united states of south carolina. (cheers and applause) sadly, sadly, folks, i had to suspend my campaign on the technicality that i do not want that job and it does not exist. (
Comedy Central
Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
governor newt gingrich. (laughter) two titans of south carolina politics going head to head. but who can forget when gingrich swept the south carolina republican primary and i ran for president of the united states of south carolina. (cheers and applause) sadly, sadly, folks, i had to suspend my campaign on the technicality that i do not want that job and it does not exist. (laughter) but, folks, all that's behind us now. presidential elections of 2012 is finally over. after two years of relentless poll analysis, electoral map swiping, undecided voter dial testing and being forced to use the word "cuyahoga" in a sentence -- (laughter) -- we can finally take a breather. just relax with a nice soothing cup of camomile breeze and just let it all -- >> do you think it's too early to talk about 2016? we don't think so. (gunshot) (cheers and applause) >> stephen: (bleep) you! i've had it! i'm a human being goddamnit! i have rights! can't we just move on to some other aspect of our lives? not everything is a constant contest for political advantage! america's facing some serious problems! there
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
during hurricane sandy. >>> plus we will speak to former republican presidential candidate newt gingrich and his wife is here, and they will talk about pearpship and they have books coming out. we will get it all in when we come back. >>> welcome back to the news at noon. one of the most well-known names in republican politics joins us now. he was a recent presidential candidate and of course, a former speaker of the house, newt gingrich is here and so is his beautiful wife calista. they have books coming out. i had a chance to read them a little bit already. quite good. and first we want to talk about the future of the republican party and some of the things going on as we move forward into the next four years. one of, and we've been talking about this locally in the newsroom, we've seen it on tv, and one of the biggest criticisms the president is facing during the first term and now we're starting to hear it again and doesn't necessarily reach across the aisle and make connections with people both the republican party and sometimes people who are outside of his inner circle in the demo
Comedy Central
Nov 14, 2012 7:00pm PST
're back, everybody. my guest tonight is the speaker of the house. please welcome newt gingrich! (cheers and applause) thank you, mr. speaker. thanks so much for coming on. well, i'm wanted to have you on for years, thank you for joining me tonight. >> thank you for having me. >> stephen: what an honor. one of the most powerful men on earth! >> you? >> stephen: yes! >> i wanted to be here with you. but i understand i'm a day late. >> stephen: and a dollar short. (laughter) >> well, several million dollars short but a late. but i was hoping that ham rove would be able to explain to me what happened last tuesday. >> stephen: my campaign advisor for my super pac, ham rove. >> yes. >> stephen: well, i don't know whether you've heard the whole story, but unfortunately he was eaten by dogs. (laughter) i left him at the floor where the dogs could get at him and the dogs ate him. it was tragic. but unavoidable. >> you can imagine when i learn how old deeply saddened i was at not having his wisdom. >> well, you can have karl rove wisdom. it seems to be just as good. (cheers and applause) >> you k
Nov 24, 2012 2:00am PST
. newt gingrich was the biggest threat. here is a romney supporting ad destroying newt. >> you know what makes barack obama happy, newt gingrich's baggage? he has more baggage than the airlines. freddie mac helped cause the xlik collapse. gingrich paid in. they paid him $36,000 an hour, $1.6 million. he teamed up with nancy pelosi on global warning and together they co-sponsored a bill supporting china's brutal one-child policy. >> there has been a lot of discussion in my head about whether ads work in general elections. no ad is going to change their mind. >> in primaries, they are deadly, particularly in republican primaries. that ad in particular for newt gingrich was devastating. >> didn't you see the loving looks. >> real quick on that. i would have pivot off of that caption of him and nancy together. that's what the people are looking for, that partnership, working, getting things done. they were talking about global warning. >> the other thing about that ad, it was symbolic of the entire mitt romney campaign strategy in the primaries, which was a sort of take no prisoners, attack
Nov 13, 2012 9:00am PST
. republicans will play ball, except then you have people like newt gingrich and this what is newt gingrich said this morning on "morning joe." let's take a listen. >> no house republican should be bamboozled into this idea that the only person that has a mandate is barack obama. the house republicans have a mandate. it's fundamentally different than obama's mandate. they would be well put not to try to cut a deal with obama but to say paul ryan is going to bring forth a solution to the fix, we're going to gather votes for it. i guarantee you you'll have a democratic substitute and if you can get enough republicans to vote for it, terrific. >> if only the americans can see the look of befudslement and confusion when newt gingrich says things like no house republican should be bamboozled into this idea. bamboozled into this idea that the president just won re-election and the senate is still firmly in democratic hands. >> right. what he's basically saying is, to rank and file republicans vote with your district and forget about the phone call that john boehner had with all of you folks saying get
Nov 25, 2012 4:00am PST
. newt gingrich was the biggest threat. they destroyed him. let's watch. here's a romney supporting ad destroying newt. >> you know what makes barack obama happy? newt gingrich's baggage. newt has more baggage than the airlines. freddie mac helped cause the economic collapse, but gingrich cashed in. freddie mac paid newt $30,000 an hour. $1.6 million. gingrich not only teamed up with nancy pelosi on global warming, but together they co-sponsored a bill that gave $60 million a year to a u.n. program supporting china's brutal one-child policy. >> you know there's been a lot of discussion in my head whether ads work in primary elections. people have made up their mind, no ad's going to change their mind. >> primaries -- yeah, in primaries, they are deadly, particularly in republican primaries. and that ad in particular for newt gingrich was devastating because it hit -- it was the kitchen sink. it threw it all in there. >> what did it say about him that they didn't like? >> it said that, you know, he's an insider. >> washington pal. >> he's a washington pal. >> yeah. >> look, he even pals
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm PDT
the situation in the coming days if what newt gingrich says turns out to be true. >> there is a rumor, i want to be clear -- it's a rumor -- that two networks have e-mails from the national security advisor's office telling a counterterrorist group to stand down. that a group in real-time trying to mobilize the marines and the c-130s and the fighter aircraft. they were told explicitly by the white house stand down and do nothing. this is not a terrorist action. if that's true, i've been told this by a reliable u.s. senator. if that is true and that comes out in the next day or two. i think it raises enormous questions about the president's role. >> andrea: now as gingrich said, this is a rumor. but, eric, if this were to surface, this piles on to what i still think looks really bad. think about this. leon panetta on friday said you don't deplay forces in to harm's way without knowing what is going on. the president of the united states said the minute he knew, he ordered everything possible. that could be true. if the president ordered personnel to be deployed did someone violate the chain of
Nov 23, 2012 9:00am PST
about somebody like newt gingrich who in the '80s and '90s was considered a friendly face toward the african-american community. he was this cycle screaming food stamp president. you can't just try to find an african-american or latino candidate who will mouth the same words. you have to change the party. >> alan west isn't going to make it. he did concede. thank you joy and jonathan. >> happy holidays. coming up the best of campaign 2012. think of this as a football highlight show after the big game. corporations are people. 47%. the first debate. we'll go over all the hits and misses with our all-star cast. this is a year in review thing. what do the following have in common? the watergate cover-up, iran-contra, monica lewinsky, katrina, they have happened during second terms. how does president obama avoid the kind of second-term disaster that has crippled so many presidencies? and, canned nuts the crazy conspiracy theories that the right wing spun this election season. here's one from rush limbaugh. democrats manipulated the weather forecast in tampa so the republicans would
Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm EST
. and on the house side, he asked us to deal with new gingrich so i had an informal arrangement with both new gingrich and gramm that we would run the process for them and they would participate in the negotiation but when we got to the point we felt the president was willing to compromise on issues, we would run that process through them. the first agreement was achieved. and as it has been noted, had no increase in tax rates. no increase in tax rates. the additional revenue was generated by mostly consumption taxes on gasoline, luxury taxes. there were additional revenues specifically fenced off for social security which were i believe produced by increasing the payroll tax. there were additional revenue is fenced off for medicare by extending the cap on medicare and that time medicare had a cap but all of the other taxes that were in there were primarily related to use or consumption. it met the criteria established by the republicans in the senate and the republicans in the house. we presented that to the committee as a whole, to the participating members of the republicans that were part
Nov 18, 2012 8:00am PST
and analysis with our powerhouse roundtable with george will, donna brazile, jonathan karl, newt gingrich and congressman xavier becerra. >>> plus -- ♪ sugar sugar >> america's favorite tasty treat turns into another political football. is it twilight for the twinkie? >>> good morning. george stephanopoulos has the weekend off. we begin with breaking news from the middle east where despite talks of a possible cease-fire, the air war between hamas and israel is continuing. so let's get right to it. we have alex marquardt in gaza city and christiane amanpour in jerusalem, and, alex, let me begin with you. give us a sense of what's been going there on in gaza. >> reporter: good morning, martha. it's been very consistent pummeling of gaza by the israeli air force and a consistent launching of rockets by these palestinian militant groups. we are hearing the bombings going off rather incessantly. just a short while ago, a palestinian group launched a rocket from just a short distance away. this goes on throughout the day, into the night. around 2:00 a.m. we were woken up by this barrage of ar
Comedy Central
Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm PST
people to speak to this type of situation >> newt gingrich is a former republican presidential candidate and speaker of the house. >> jon: we got the highest level of government banging a mistress. get me gingrich. well booked, today's show. well booked. age-old story. boy meets girl. boy marries her. boy gets promoted. boy bangs underling. nothing more, nothing less or is there in >> this was announced three days after the presidential election. was it held? >> when was the white house told? you just have to wonder what the heck is this? >> to be told on tuesday at 5:00 p.m. of election day which is the story now. frank he loo it doesn't pass the smell test. >> jon: it has a yucky smell. conspiracy number one. the f.b.i. held back the petraeus affair story to prevent obama from losing the election. why we tray us' affair would have had any impact on the election i'm not sure. the point is if only a republican had known about this prior to election day. >> house majority leader eric cantor said an f.b.i. employee told him in october about the petraeus affair. >> jon: oh. the real questio
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
house? we put that question to former house speaker newt gingrich. >> i do think the problems we face are so large that it's irresponsible for the two governing parties to just start out by saying let's have four years of gridlock. they should at least try to find is there a common ground which is compatible with the values of both republicans and democrats that at least moves the ball forward 50% even if neither side gets 100% of what they want. >> newt gingrich and his wife callista were here during our noon news to promote their two new books. >>> there is a lot of talk today about a video just released by president obama's campaign and it features a rare emotional moment from the president who we all know is known for keeping it cool. >> because what you guys have done and the work that i'm doing is important. i'm really proud of that. i'm really proud of all of you and -- and what you have done. [ cheering and applause ] >> was that a tear or two from president obama? i think it was as he thanked his mostly young campaign staff after they helped him get reelected this week. >>> a
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am EST
has been a career politician and doesn't have anything else to do. >> newt gingrich? >> newt gingrich i think is going to be joining us. >> that's not his future future. that's his near future. >> that is his future. >> one point what erick said. the republican party has hispanic leaders but don't have many hispanic followers. >> the republican caucuses have been putting pressure on those republican and hispanic leaders to fall in line with them not the other way around. >> still to come this morning he predicted just days ago that mitt romney would carry more than 300 electoral votes but the former house speaker newt gingrich was kind of wrong on that one. he joins us live with how the republican party can now recover from this big loss. that's straight ahead. >> i'm ben wedeman in cairo. news of barack obama's victory came too late to make it into the morning papers here in the egyptian capital. this, in fact, was the only newspaper with the american president on its cover, and it does say that obama is approaching victory. in his attempt for a second term. most egyptians seem to pr
Nov 5, 2012 9:00pm PST
sat here with you during the primaries and we saw michele bachmann, rick perry, newt gingrich and rick santorum all be crowned somebody who is going to get the nomination for the republican party. didn't happen. nobody picked paul ryan. nobody knew the momentum was going to swing on the first debate. so all we can do is expect the unexpected. i think that stay tuned, it will be very anti-climatic for this to go as planned. >> ben smith, where do you think the real battleground will be? a lot of people are talking about ohio, pennsylvania, florida. the democrats still saying it could not go romney's way, all these things could be pivotal to how the election washes up. where will you be focused tomorrow night? >> look, mitt romney has -- obama has a lot of paths to victory. romney has very few. they will be states like virginia, florida. if obama wins those states, pretty much over. romney needs to run the table and do well in ohio and pennsylvania. those are must-wins for him. >> charles, when you look at both campaigns from start to finish, what do you think has run the better campaign
Nov 8, 2012 4:00pm PST
. he of course put in $60 million to the super pacs overall and $40 million to gingrich and romney. before i tell you how he built his own coffin, to be fair to adelson, he spent his money a little better than rove. his rate of return on investment was 40%. that's not on the money that he spent, but at least 40% of those candidates that he backed won. so much better than rove. you know who had over 98% on investment? planned parenthood. i love knows numbers. all right, now here is how adelson built their own political coffin. you remember that money he gave to gingrich? do you know what he did with it? he devastate the romney in the primaries, making him unpopular in the first place ads about bain. he made a whole movie called king of bain. this is what adelson's money brought to the republican party. >> mitt romney, the king and c.e.o. of bain capitol his mission, to reap massive rewards for himself and his investors. >> mitt romney, them guys, they don't care who i am. >> you going to be on the hit list. you know that. >> he took foreign seed money from latin america and began ex
Nov 15, 2012 4:00pm PST
. you ready for this one? newt gingrich. i got news for you newt gingrich is not in congress anymore. louis says you don't have to be a member of the body to be a speaker. to be fair to louis that's true. when is the last time someone was not a member of congress and became speaker of the house? yeah, that would be never. you need someone to second that nomination for it to go forward. before that second came in, of course, newt gingrich jumped in and said this. >> you're going to be the nominee. >> i want to be the nominee. i want to be the nominee. >> cenk: guess what! it turns out he was wrong again. nobody seconded the nomination. how awesomely embarrassing is that? there are several hundred republicans and then after that awkward moment passed, they voted for boehner. he won overwhelmingly and got a standing ovation. louis, get in there. get in the middle of the ring you dumb ass. that's tyt elbow of the day on louis gohmert for not requesting that a guy who is not in congress might not be the best c
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 7:00pm PST
is next. see you tomorrow night. >> greta: tonight speaker newt gingrich tells fellow republicans to get a grip. the former speaker of the house calling the fiscal cliff a fantasy that will appear out of nowhere just like the land of oozdid. speaker gingrich is here to tell us about his message for the gop. but first rush limbaugh has a message for democrats. >> you want to go after rich people? go after yourselves, democrats. start with your own perks. show us you've got some skin in the game instead of blaming everybody else. >> no substantive progress has been made in the talks between the white house and the house the last two weeks. >> we're not going to kick the can down the road. this is no time for delay. >> how gutless is it to blame the taxpayers? >> compromise is necessary in the democrats process, but if we come together we will meet this challenge, and make this session of the congress not a lame duck congress, but a blind duck congress. >> listen, this is not a game. jobs are on the line. the american economy is on the line. >> we've got to reduce our long-term deficit. tha
Nov 4, 2012 2:00pm PST
it when newt gingrich first came in. mark my words, when this is all over, we both understand politics, all those house and senate members, they're going to start saying hey, man, i no longer have an obligation to stick with the right of my party to say we're going to defeat this guy. he's there four more years, let's get something done. i really believe you'll see movement. >> the election is in hours from now. nobody knows what is going to happen. you had finegan here, your granddaughter. take a minute and explain the history of this election, what it is going to mean in going one direction or the other, what is the big stake here? >> she's asked the question. the big stake is whether or not we decide that there are a few people, powerful people, good people, but powerful people, economically, politically in every other way who are the ones enlightened to make the decisions about the country. or do you have any faith in the people that we grew up with? i really mean it. that is the fundamental difference. they don't think education -- it's an afterthought to them. the middle class is
Nov 12, 2012 2:00pm PST
>>> the lost world of newt gingrich, mitt romney, and karl rove. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews on veterans day up here in boston. let me start tonight with this. it's a war of the worlds. one world is where you live. for you america is a land of many people and many places. there's the deep south of cotton fields and warm summers. there's the california coast of sunny beaches and highways. there are rural areas where agriculture is king, a magnate for those ready for hard work. there are big cities in this world of yours, chicago, new york, miami, all rich in ethnicity and spicy in their diversity. there are suburbs where people take a tolerant view, where the prevalent attitude is live and let live. in this america, your america, there are whites, blacks, latinos, people whose families came here from the asian pacific. there are progressives, moderates, and conservatives all engaged in a running argument about the kind of country they want to live in. the role they want this country playing around the globe. how we ought to be protecting oursds. oka
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